Digital Creative Artworker

Telegraph Media Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Description

About Us

The Telegraph is an award-winning, multimedia news brand synonymous with quality, credibility and authority for more than 162 years.

We are renowned for the analysis, perspective, opinion and insight our journalism provides to a diverse and discerning audience. Every day the content we create sets the news agenda, sparking debate and provoking comment.

Our journalism is given life across our multi-platform portfolio, including The Telegraph website and app, The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph newspapers and their digital version in The Telegraph Edition app. Our content is also distributed on a range of third party platforms including Apple News, Facebook, Snapchat, Google Home and Amazon Alexa. With 25 million UK visitors every month and 90 million browsers globally, our journalism reaches more people than ever before.

Our vision is to pioneer new ways to serve at least 10 million registered customers through quality journalism and experiences, bringing them closer to us and each other. We’ll achieve this with the constant evolution of our journalistic techniques and by using the data and understanding we have of The Telegraph’s well-informed audience to successfully further diversify into and grow revenue streams from advertising, travel, events, financial services and subscriptions.

For more information on our purpose, beliefs and people values, please visit our corporate site. To see our latest brand campaign visit telegraph.co.uk/wordschosenwell.

About The Role

The Visual Storytelling team is responsible for leading the visual support and creative production across our digital and printed products. We deliver an innovative, collaborative approach to the planning and delivery of visual projects.

We are seeking a skilled and competent digital artworker, to work as part of a team delivering design excellence across our digital platforms as well as supporting print art and illustration. Providing a practical level of technical expertise in their work process areas to support others, covering daily, weekly and longer term needs within the newsroom. It’s an exciting, challenging role and requires high levels of attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities

The Digital Creative Artworker will help to deliver the highest standards of work to achieve the very best for our digital and print publications, and is competent and flexible enough to fully engage with the various elements of the role.

You will be required to:

  • Working within a small team with responsibility for cutouts of images, colour correcting, adapting of imagery and cropping artwork for the website and app, as well as print.
  • Adjusting artwork, illustrations and cropping imagery for our homepage, articles and newsletters.
  • Proofing images for editorial sign off
  • Working with designers to advise on image quality and giving guidance when required.
  • You’ll be required to work accurately and efficiently in a role that may include elements of transmission, copy setting, planning or imaging
  • Working on a shift based rota Mon-Fri

Key Skills

You will be able to demonstrate confidence in the following areas on a day-to-day basis, and in a busy working environment:

  • Advanced Photoshop retouching skills in digital and print production
  • Fully competent with handling & basics of picture production cutouts in Photoshop.
  • Intermediate level publishing knowledge - Digital media, newspapers and magazines
  • Able to work early & late shifts
  • Intermediate colour reproduction and colour management skills.
  • Addressing problems, analysing and applying judgement.
  • An experience based approach to problem solving.
  • Can effectively deploy standard solutions to problems.
  • Makes priority judgements in handling workload in relation to problems.
  • Is confident to suggest improvements to established solutions.
  • Experience in a deadline driven environment inc shift work
  • Understanding of tools and the context in which they operate.
  • Confident in supporting and advising colleagues and customers.
  • Confident to work out of hours alone.

Additional skills useful for the role

It would be an asset if you have any of the following:

  • A clear and orderly approach to delivery.
  • An ability to methodically work on deadline

Benefits

The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and equal parental pay (six months fully paid for mothers and fathers), to life assurance, and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

We want you to feel you belong here and welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

We have a number of internal networks that are totally inclusive and open for anyone to join. These include internal inclusion networks covering employees from ethnic minority backgrounds, working families, LGBTQ+, disabilities and long-term conditions, gender, wellbeing, and women in tech.

Your wellbeing is paramount, so we have trained over 100 Mental Health First Aiders in the last two years to help support our employees. We’ve also signed the Tech Talent Charter, and are committed to driving greater inclusion and diversity in tech.

The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.


For more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website.

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